“The Who Who Song” by Jackie Wilson –
Northern Soul Monday
“Who’s the only one?
I’ll give you three more clues.
she took a tired old heart and
made it new, baby.
erased the memory of the hurts I have seen.
She gave my daily life a new brand-new routine.”
It’s time for this week’s installment of Northern Soul Monday featuring the best in Northern Soul Music every month, every week, and every Monday.
Are you ready to hear Jackie Wilson’s high energy, stomper of a Northern Soul track, “The Who Who Song (Nobody But My Sweet Baby)”?
“The Who Who Song (Nobody But My Sweet Baby)” was released as the b-side to “Since You Showed Me How to Be Happy” on Decca and Fonorama, in 1963, and on Brunswick (US) and Coral (UK), in 1967.
“Since You Showed Me How to Be Happy” by Jackie Wilson
“The Who Who Song”
Legendary Chicago producer and songwriter, Carl Davis co-wrote “The Who Who Song” with Chicago songwriter, Gary Jackson. Carl Davis also produced the track.
Jackie Wilson, born Jack Leroy Wilson, Jr., was a tenor with a 4-octave vocal range who was nicknamed “Mr. Excitement”. He is credited as one of the key players in the transition of rhythm and blues into soul. Jackie was considered a master showman, and one of the most dynamic and influential singers in R&B and Rock ‘N Roll history.
What are your thoughts on “The Who Who Song”? Did you Press Play more than once? What do you think of Jackie Wilson’s other Northern Soul hit, “Since You Showed Me How to Be Happy”? What did you think of it?
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